29th Diplomatic Conference convenes in Hanoi
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the conference (Source: VNA)

The 29th Diplomatic Conference opened in Hanoi on August 22nd with the purpose of seeking measures to increase the efficiency of external activities and international integration to successfully realise the 12th National Party Congress resolution.
Vietnam seeks deepened ties with Brunei, Singapore

President Tran Dai Quang (Source: VNA)
The upcoming State visits to Brunei and Singapore by President Tran Dai Quang aim to realise the foreign policy set forth by the 12th Party Congress and deepen relations with the two ASEAN member countries.
Seventeen seafood processors permitted to export to Panama
Photo for illustration
The Panamanian Authority for Food Safety (AUPSA) has announced a list of 17 seafood processors of Vietnam granted licenses to export to the market.
French expert calls for negotiations after PCA’s ruling
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly (Truong Sa) Islands in the East Sea. (Photo: Reuters)
Parties involved in territorial disputes in the East Sea should sit together for negotiations after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)’s ruling on the Philippines lawsuit against China’s claims in the sea, in order to avoid conflicts, a French professor of history has said.
Activities to celebrate National Day in Ho Chi Minh city
Firework display (Photo for illustration/ Source: tuyengiao.vn)
Ho Chi Minh city will organize a series of activities to mark the 71st anniversary of August Revolution (August 19th) and the National Day (September 2nd).
Nearly 900,000 foreign tourists visit Vietnam in August
Foreign tourists visiting Hanoi
Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam are estimated to reach over 899,700 this August, up 6.3% over a year earlier and 34.4% from the previous month, reported the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
OV in Czech Republic organize meeting to support PCA ruling on East Sea
Mr. Marcel Winter explained PCA ruling to locals and international visitors (Photo: VNA)
Overseas Vietnamese and local people in the Czech Republic on August 23rd met in Prague to support the recent ruling from the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague, the Netherlands, on the Philippines’s lawsuit against China’s claims to the East Sea./.

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